Office for the Equal Treatment of EU Workers

Other links

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European Commission - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion

The website of the European Commission offers comprehensive information in 24 EU languages. The link leads you directly to a listing of the bodies, promoting equal treatment and supporting workers in the European Union and their family members in each member state.



SOLVIT is a free service provided by all EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. SOLVIT offers assistance if national authorities breach your EU rights; it tries to find a solution within ten weeks.

Anerkennung in Deutschland

Recognition in Deutschland - Website run on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

On this site, you will find information about the process of having your foreign professional qualification recognised so that you can work in Germany.

Goethe Institut


The Goethe Institutes offer German courses, language certification and examinations, for a fee, in countries outside of Germany. The Goethe Institute also offers online German lessons and a wealth of information about Germany.

Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle

Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, offers free opportunities to learn German or improve existing language skills: via e-learning at the computer, with videos, audio recordings and podcasts – or more traditionally, with worksheets to print out.